Online Workshop with Melinda Cootsona | Open Your Studio | Host a Wildly Successful Open Studio

Melinda Cootsona is a recognized authority in staging a successful Open Studio, and the author of Open Your Studio – 9 Steps To A Successful Open Studio. Over the last 11 years, she has hosted over 15 Open Studios, routinely grossing as much as $20,000.00. You can find her thoughts . . .

(Recording Now Available) Podcast | Print Advertising Perspectives for Fine Artists

[raw] Thanks to all of you who joined Barney Davey and me for the podcast Tuesday afternoon. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, or those of you…

2012 State of the Art Survey | Results from Full-Time Artists

Several weeks ago we published some initial results from our 2012 State of the Art Survey (view the original post here). In the original post you can read about how…

Success Story | Gallery Representation in PA

Received the following email from Dan, an artist I met at a workshop in Pittsburgh last year. Kudos go to Dan for putting what I suggested into action and for…

Podcast Recording Available | Let’s Talk Art Marketing and Art Business!

Thanks to all of you who joined Barney Davey and me for the podcast yesterday afternoon. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, or those of you who…

Photography Basics for Artists | A Live, Online Workshop With Michael E. Stern

Your camera is one of your most important tools as an artist. You use it both to capture reference material and to create images of your art for marketing and promotional purposes. Yet many artists know very little about how to correctly employ this powerful tool. Are you using your camera to its greatest effect?

[Update: Recording available] Podcast | Let’s Talk Art Marketing!

[raw] Update: Recording Now Available:  http://www.xanadugallery.com/blog/Podcast/120131Podcast.mp3 For some time now I have been having a weekly conversation with Barney Davey, blogger (www.ArtPrintIssues.com) and author of How to Profit from the…

Join Xanadu Gallery’s Virtual Book Club | de Kooning – An American Master

[raw] After our last book club meeting in November where we discussed Caravaggio | A Life Sacred and Profane, participants voted to read de Kooning | An American Master as…

State of the Art 2012 Survey | Some Initial Results

Several weeks ago we launched our first State of the Art Survey. My intention with the survey was to get a sense of what the art market in general is…

A Conversation with Eden Maxwell, Artist and Author of “An Artist Empowered”

The new year is, for many, a time both of reflection and goal-setting. As we head into 2012 I invite spend some time reflecting on the bigger picture and join me for an online conversation with Eden Maxwell, author of an Artist Empowered: Define and Establish your Value as an Artist – Now. Maxwell’s book is a primer for artists looking to uncover the purpose and value (and we’re not just talking about monetary value here) of their art.